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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 27–39.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Prospects for a New US Strategic Orientation in the Middle East Gawdat Bahgat and Robert Sharp In the aftermath of the Second World War, the United States emerged as a superpower with global economic, security, and strategic interests. Mean- while, the old European colonial powers (mainly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Burak Erdenir This essay analyzes the change in value orientations of Turkish society in recent decades with reference to the Europeanization process the country has been going through, particularly that embodied in the European Union accession process. As the Europeanization of Turkish political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Robert J. Pranger Vincent Barletta: Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. 253 pages. ISBN 978-0-226-03736-33. $45.00. Robert J. Pranger is a private consultant with extensive experience in national...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 8–30.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Leon T. Hadar Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Leon T. Hadar, a research fellow in foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, is a former United Nations bureau chief for the Jerusalem Post . MQ 12.3-02 Hadar 7/20/01 11:22 AM Page 8 Orienting Jerusalem...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
... literature, the essay utilizes nine cultural dimensions of corruption: uncertainty avoidance, future orientation, institutional/societal collectivism, individual/in-group collectivism, human orientation, performance orientation, power distance, assertiveness, and gender egalitarianism. Constantine P...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and aims of Turkish foreign policy. Nevertheless, this period did not witness any comprehensive or fundamental changes at the level of international orientation. Erkan Ertosun is assistant professor of international relations at Turgut Ozal University, Ankara. He is currently conducting research...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
... machinery or rigid definitions of burden-sharing but from sustained and results-oriented coordination, depending on the issue. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Vassilis Kaskarelis is the ambassador of Greece to the United States. Previously he served as the Greek permanent representative to NATO...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
...-oriented parties. For Socialist and Social Democratic parties, this has meant the end of the centrality of the welfare state in their ideological domain. However, other trends have been equally damaging. Unionization, which has been in decline since the 1980s, primarily because of the changing nature...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 128–143.
Published: 01 September 2001
... mostly in outlying areas of the country, that were established in the 1950s and 1960s and populated largely with Sephardi immi- grants. See E. Ben-Zadok and G. Goldberg, “Voting Patterns of Oriental Jews in Development Towns,” Jerusalem...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 71–83.
Published: 01 December 2000
... concerns about the way such bodies might be misused during the height of the Cold War, but from the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), whose original, one- hundred-year-old mandate had broadened beyond the confines of the Holy Land to embrace...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Even more interesting, the current rul- ing party, the Justice and Development Party (AKP or AK Parti), known for its Islamic orientation, is most aggressively pushing for this goal. In Turkey, religion or religiosity does not appear to be a decisive issue in shaping per- ceptions of Europe. So...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in serious partner- ship, they must understand the full geopolitical complexity of Turkey that transcends a strictly Western orientation. One of the key principles of Ataturk’s world view was summed up in his expression “peace at home and peace abroad...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
... of transformation in the economic arena, supporting market-oriented reforms. Yet they also have taken on a conservative role by challenging the strict secularist and modern- ist policies of the state. These parties’ dual commitments, to strengthen the market and to enhance pro-Islamic policies, lie...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 80–89.
Published: 01 December 2001
... orientation, from 6.4 children among highly Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods to 1.4 among the least religiously oriented. The TFR estimate for the Arab population was 4.9 children. Here, too, substantial variation exists, in this case between Muslims, with 5.3 children...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 60–90.
Published: 01 December 2006
... strong secular democracies that value their strategic relationship with the United States. However, despite the con- vergence of interests and orientation, Turkey and Israel face an increasingly hostile neighborhood that views each with suspicion and, when in tandem, with outright hostility...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 33–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in Albania: (1) policy-oriented corruption and (2) protection of illicit enterprises. Unfortunately, the newborn democracy in Albania found itself unprepared to face the challenges deriving from classical criminal activity, especially organized crime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 16–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... dent and constructive regional foreign policy; Turkey’s development as a functioning democracy, with an increasingly stable and Western-oriented economy and legal and social environments; Bulgaria’s and Romania’s successful transi- tions from communist to Western-oriented political and economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 11–38.
Published: 01 June 2005
... in this connection is the possibility of appealing to com- mon descent from the Trojans in fi fteenth-century French-Turkish relations, positing a link of blood, however remote, unthinkable after Lepanto and the hardening that went along with the Counter Reformation and the invention of “oriental despotism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of this entrepreneurial class has been challenged by a new generation of business- men from Anatolia. Rather than depending on state assistance, these “Anato- lian Tigers” have achieved success by utilizing social and financial networks, largely separate from the state and oriented around a shared sense of Islamic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 97–100.
Published: 01 December 2010
... recent book is Parallel Empires , a translation from the Italian of Massimo Franco's history of US-Vatican relations. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Reviews Vincent Barletta: Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient...